PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Sassafras Literary Exchange Announces The 2012 Adult Writing Contest (6/19/2012)
    Begins July 1st and ends on August 31st
    The Sassafras Literary Exchange Annual Adult Writing Contest will begin July 1, 2012 and end on August 31, 2012. Winners will be announced at the Pickens County Marble Festival the first weekend in October. Entries of 1,500 words or less that are Fiction, Non-Fiction, or Poetry submitted by appl... more
  • Four Legged Love From Tater (6/18/2012)
    ADOPTED
    The following pet is looking for a home to fill with laughter and love. TATER - Hi, I am Tater, a male tri-color Beagle. I am about eighteen months old. I am calm, walk well on a leash, and like to go for rides. I am well behaved and need a home to fill with love. Like everyone here at the R... more
  • Four Legged Love From Tater
  • KnowPickens.com Awarded Chamber Small Business of the Month for June (6/18/2012)

    Each year the Chamber awards seven small businesses with the Small Business of the Month Award and from those we choose Small Business of the Year awarded in January based on the prior year SBOM awards. We also choose three Non Profits and two Large Businesses to receive awards each year. The Busine... more
  • KnowPickens.com Awarded Chamber Small Business of the Month for June
  • PSO Launching New Smart Phone Crime Mapping Programs TibSubmit and Crime Reports (6/18/2012)
    Event on June 26th for demonstration and installation help
    The Pickens Sheriff’s Office would like to invite you to attend the launch of their new crime mapping program. The program is called TipSubmit. It allows you to submit tips to the sheriff’s office via a mobile app on your smart phone. We also will be unveiling Crime Reports, also a mob... more
  • PSO Launching New Smart Phone Crime Mapping Programs TibSubmit and Crime Reports
  • Sign up for Sheriff’s Citizens Academy Beginning August 2nd (6/18/2012)
    Have you ever wondered what it’s like to have their job?
    The Pickens Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for the 2nd “Sheriff’s Citizens Academy”. The Citizens academy will allow you to learn all about the Sheriff’s Office while having fun and meeting the men and women who work there! Come go on patrol! Learn what to look for at a crime scene! Tak... more
  • Sign up for Sheriff’s Citizens Academy Beginning August 2nd
  • The Wednesday Market Opens this Week (6/18/2012)

    This Wednesday, June 20, the peak season midweek Jasper Farmers Market will open with the same hours (7:30 to 12 noon) and same location as the Saturday market. Celebrate the first day of summer with some fresh vegetables from local vendors. This year the 4th of July Celebration will be in the ... more
  • The Wednesday Market Opens this Week
  • Whitestone Summer Starter (6/17/2012)

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  • Whitestone Summer Starter
  • Healthy Weight & Heart (6/16/2012)

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  • Healthy Weight & Heart
  • StormTroopers Visit Library (6/16/2012)

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  • StormTroopers Visit Library
  • Burnt Mountain Center Luau (6/15/2012)

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  • Burnt Mountain Center Luau
  • Corkscrews & Canvases (6/15/2012)

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  • Corkscrews & Canvases
  • Hans Rueffert's Eat Like There's No Tomorrow TV Series Premieres Saturday, June 16 on GPB (6/15/2012)

    World-renowned chef and Jasper resident Chef Hans Rueffert delivers culinary delights that are both flavorful and healthy in the new four-part series Eat Like There’s No Tomorrow, premiering Saturday, June 16 at 2:30 PM on Georgia Public Broadcasting (GPB). The series will air at 2:30 PM each Satur... more
  • Hans Rueffert's Eat Like There's No Tomorrow TV Series Premieres Saturday, June 16 on GPB
  • HARRY DOSS ANNOUNCES CAMPAIGN for DISTRICT ATTORNEY of APPALACHIAN CIRCUIT (6/15/2012)

    “The taxpayers deserve a District Attorney who will do more than just draw a paycheck. I am qualified to do the job; I have the experience and I have the dedication to do the job. “ Fannin County attorney Harry Doss has qualified for the office of District Attorney for the Appalachian Judicial Circu... more
  • HARRY DOSS ANNOUNCES CAMPAIGN for DISTRICT ATTORNEY of APPALACHIAN CIRCUIT
  • Pickens Sheriff's Office June Newsletter (6/15/2012)

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  • Pickens Sheriff's Office June Newsletter
  • RaceTrac on Hwy. 515 is Reopened After Fire Last Saturday (6/15/2012)

    RaceTrac will reopen for business on Friday, June 15 6 a.m. They’ll be offering complimentary coffee for the next few days. As they finish up repairs, they’ll have a full selection of gas, cigarettes, coffee, and a limited selection of packaged goods, bottled drinks, and alcohol. A portion of the s... more
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